Eat, sleep, repeat.

There are patterns in this world. Patterns that repeat themselves. Like the yards of elaborately printed silks, cottons and linens that you would find in an exotic fabric store - our lives are adorned by repeat patterns. It's just the way of things. No matter where you look, there is a pattern to be found. …

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Funny feelings

A funny feeling, a hunch, a sense, a gut instinct, feeling it in your bones - the list goes on, our lives are filled with many a vivid turn of phrase relating to intuition. A complex network of 100million nerve cells that bear a great resemblance to the neurons in our brains exist in the …

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In your dreams (written a year ago but relevant today, and the next)

I dream. I dream big. I dream small. I day dream. And I dream at night. The dreams that come to me in the night, I don't always know what triggers them. Sometimes I feel like there is someone on the other side of them trying to reach out to me. Desperate hands. Helping hands. …

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Leaving a cult: lost friendships and cherished memories…like the ghosts of girlfriends past.

They say friends are the family that you get to choose. But being in a cult doesn’t allow you to choose. This is now your family. You have to just make do and hope for the best. But I was lucky, I think I was surrounded by a group of extraordinary women. And I will …

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It’s a long walk to freedom

Today, April 27, marks Freedom Day in South Africa. It is the one national holiday that I feel obliged to routinely recognise on my blog. Somehow it is just so apt for me. It always marks the last day of my personal year. And I find myself reflecting on the year gone by. And, teetering …

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In loving memory #mourning #injustice #closure #grieving

There is a graveyard opposite my children's school. It actually runs parallel to the car park. The graveyard is old, I think it's a national monument. To walk through it is far from depressing. You can hear the waves crashing in the background. It must have had an exquisite view of the sea before a …

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